Monthly Archives: September 2018


6 Things You Must Know When Applying to Schools in the UAE (or anywhere abroad)

Before you start reading, "6 Things You Must Know When Applying to Schools in the UAE," I'd love to introduce myself to you! My name is Sorcha Coyle and this is my 7th year teaching in the Gulf region (Qatar and Dubai). I run the Empowering Expat Teachers community and my mission is to [...]

By |2020-02-11T02:32:27+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The best value phone deal I’ve found in the UAE!

The best value phone deal I've found in the UAE! Before you learn something new below, please read my disclaimer here now about the advice and tips I share on this blog.  As expat teachers, one of our monthly bills is our mobile phone, which can often be very expensive, especially if [...]

By |2019-11-01T10:26:36+00:00September 7th, 2018|Blog|2 Comments

That time I went to Iran on my own…

I have always wanted to visit Iran, but when I shared my goal with others, the image on the right is the kind of reaction that most gave me... People were horrified, shocked, almost disgusted as to why I would want to go "there." To somewhere "so dangerous" and "anti-West" and "full of terrorists." Someone [...]

By |2018-09-08T07:16:53+00:00September 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments